What will I learn in this degree program?
Students in the Electronic Engineering bachelor’s degree program primarily learn about the development of electronic products. Over the course of six semesters, they are taught the fundamentals of hardware and software development. Electronics is a basic technology which is used in almost all parts of daily life and is now indispensable. It allows for products with greater comfort, better environmental and energy efficiency, higher safety, and improved reliability. Innovation in this field progresses at a very fast pace and requires that developers have a solid, well-founded basic education on the one hand and high transfer competence on the other hand, in order to be able to continuously adapt to changing conditions.
The degree program centers on the following key areas:
- Audio and video technology
- Embedded systems
- Industrial electronics
- Communication technology
Students learn to:
- Develop electronic devices or components, circuits, semiconductors, and systems
- Develop algorithms and implement them by selecting suitable hardware and software
- Design, develop, and test application and embedded software
- Carry out the maintenance and repair of existing electronic systems and equipment
- Work with systematic problem-solving strategies and provide support for making technical and business decisions
- Choose and utilize appropriate tools for the planning, management, monitoring, and documentation of projects
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What will I be able to do in the field after earning this degree?
Graduates of the Electronic Engineering program stand out for their ability to independently develop, implement, operate, and maintain product solutions consisting of hardware and software.
- They are employed in a wide range of industries such as household appliances and technical building systems, transportation technology, industrial automation, healthcare technology, process engineering, communications, and the semiconductor industry.
- Typical occupational fields include automation technology, power electronics, embedded systems, software engineering, and consulting.
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What are the admission requirements?
You must have one of the following to apply for the Electronic Engineering bachelor’s degree program:
- Matriculation exam (HTL, AHS, or BHS Matura)
- Vocational matriculation exam
- University entrance qualification exam in a relevant field
- Relevant vocational training with additional qualification (an entrance exam or qualification exam at UAS Technikum Wien)
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